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Baskets with Anne Bowers

May 13

Yes, she’s coming back again and we’re thrilled.  Anne Bowers is returning to Murray Hill Weaving!

Tapas Pot

This bean pot shaped basket starts with a wood base and dyed spokes. Typical techniques include twining, three rod wale and continuous weave….but the fun starts when students choose from a wide variety of chenille yarns, copper, various wires and waxed linen to create a unique landscape. Rim is double lashed with waxed linen and has a wire bale handle.

• Skill level: Intermediate
• Hours: 6 – 8
• Size: 6” X 7” not including handle
• Cost: $83
• Bring small pan, small awl, shears, packing tool, needle nose pliers.

Tapestry Weave Basket

This basket is so unique…woven on a wood base around a plastic mold that will remain in the basket upon completion; students will weave with waxed linen and cane. Then students will make choices among a wide variety of yarns to weave a soft landscape. Copper wire will also enhance the basket. Cane and a unique rim lashing will complete the basket….very enjoyable to weave!

• Skill Level: Intermediate
• Size: 2 ½” X 8” tall, oval
• Cost: $83
• Students bring to class: small container for water, shears and small, sharp scissors for thread, 3 clothespins, awl.

SPECIAL BONUS CLASS: Verdigris Wall Basket

Based on a wonderful antique floral basket, this basket is designed to be hung on a wall or door. Features a wood base with round reed spokes attached prior to class. Woven with flat and round reed, basket is round in front and flat in back and is LARGE – 24” tall X 9” wide. If weather permits, baskets will be painted during class time.

• Skill Level: Intermediate
• Hours: 5
• Size: 24” tall X 9” wide
• Cost: $84 - Frame for basket, weaving materials, paints
• Bring spoke weights, bucket, scissors, awl, plastic gloves to keep paint off hands.

A 50% deposit is required immediately. Make checks payable to Anne Bowers. Mail checks and registration to Jean Reed, Murray Hill Weaving, 685 Murray Hill Rd, Hill, NH 03243.

Brown bag lunches are recommended. Local accommodations and restaurants will be recommended upon request.

Call 603-744-9737 or 978-621-9872 with questions or contact Jean online. Anne Bowers can be visited online or
via phone (304-725-0567), cell (304-671-4350), or by email.

Due to the high cost of materials, extensive hours of preparation, and travel expense, we appreciate that every effort is made to attend class and be on time.

Details

Date:
May 13

Organizer

Jean Reed – Murray Hill Weaving
Phone:
978-621-9872
Email:
MurrayHillWeaving@gmail.com

Venue

Murray Hill Weaving
685 Murray Hill Road
Hill, NH 03243 United States
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Phone:
(978)621-9872
Website:
murrayhillweaving.com